History of Barangay Bueno
Bueno in Spanish means “good” but this barangay Located 22.5 kilometers from the poblacion, actually adopted its name from the word “Mucho Bueno” as expressed by its American visitors. Composed of four sitios, the barangay thrives in rice production, sugarcane, vegetable farming to have reserves of gold and manganese, Bueno remains the poorest barangay of Capas. However, it has high potentials in terms of local tourism and it is a known destination for its hot springs.
History of Barangay Cubcub
As then was told by the old folk, the name Cubcub was derived from the Pampango word “Kubkuban” which means to surround together. Barangay Cubcub is located at the center of the Municipality of Capas and has five (5) main streets namely Sto. Cristo St, JP Rizal St, V Pineda St, P Burgos St, AD Stockton St, was name after Alberto Quitalig Stockton,
History of Barangay Cutcut II
Despite the fact the several attempts were made in the past by responsible leaders of both Barangay Cutcut I and Cutcut II to establish the veracity of these folklores, these efforts, however sincere, have failed to thrive, and intentions wherein gone idle up to this present time.
History of Barangay Dolores
In 1954, this humble agricultural barangay hailing just a few kilometers from the center of Capas actually got its name after the areas patron saint, Nuestra Senora Dolores.
Having been acclaimed as one of the municipality’s premiere barangay in the agricultural industry, its major population are engaged in farming or estimated at 70 %. Meanwhile, 20% are factory workers, and the other 10% are professional’s consisting chiefly of young professionals.
Aside from the traditional rice, corn, sugarcane, vegetable farming, and nursery gardens, residents are now engaged to modern livestock and poultry business.
Innovative commercial approaches have also begun to shape in this barangay. It is now considered a premier agri-tourism destination in Central Luzon and in the Philippines as it houses the farmhouse by EDL, an all-organic farm resort catering complete farm tours , swimming, overnight accommodations, healthy options and fresh produce products.
Earlier known as Barangay Calingcuan in the 19th century, Barangay Estrada acquired its name amidst the World War II in 1945. Residents of the then Barangay Calingcuan evacuated to a much safer place owned by the Estrada’s. They were given afterward the rights to build their own houses within the area. Since then, the place was called Estrada, hence, Barangay Estrada.
History of Barangay Lawy
In point of age, barrio LAWY is considered as one of the oldest of the barrios of Capas town. In accordance with existing records, Lawy was founded in 1886, when the original town proper of Capas was still in its old site at “BALEN ARAN” (OLD TOWN) by the Cutcut river. Capas was then under the administration of Don Juan Yalung, the kapitan municipal.
History of Barangay Manlapig
Originally, Barangay Manlapig was a humble sitio in the barangay of Aranguren. In the course of time, the Manlapig’s who were the siito’s early for settlers, felt that residents in that area are always bypassed and taken for granted during the barrio celebration and activities.
Long before the Spanish occupation took over the country. Aetas from the certain places like Flora, Sapangcawayan, Manabayucan and Cawayan Bugtong – now known collectively as Barangay Maruglo – go to strips at least once a month to trade goods at the lowlands of Patling. (O’Donnell)
History of Barangay Sta. Juliana
Accounting from the folklore, the name Sta. Juliana was derived from the resident’s miraculous patron Saint, Sta. Juliana.
According to the legend narrated by the elders of Pampanga, a woman named Lourdes mysteriously disappeared. Later on, she was thought to be adopted by a certain Apung Taba in the area now Sta. Julaiana.
History of Barangay Sto. Domingo I
First named Camino Real during the Spanish regime because of a newly built in the area running from the south to north, Barangay Sto. Domingo then, was just a forest, a good hunting grounds for its abundant wild animals.
It was also when the British extended the railway from Manila to North that a few people from the province of Zambales occupied the place to cultivate it.
History of Barangay Sto. Domingo II
Then in 1911, the authorities changed the name of then Camino Real to Barangay Sto. Domingo in honor of the late Domingo Guevarra.
In the course of time, Barangay Sto. Domingo was divided into two, Sto. Domingo I (first) that became Japanese garrison during their occupation, and Sto. Domingo II (Second).
History of Barangay Sto. Rosario
First known as Sitio Pagbatuan and Sitio Gudya in the 1700’s, barangay Sto. Rosario got its name during the 18th century when a certain Father Juan de Sta. Lucia became the Recollect Missionary of Capas.
According to the story, Father Juan was devoted in praying the Holy Rosary. It was said that whenever he prays the rosary, he puts himself in chains to show his great devotions.